For our latest event in the Chicago Blockchain Center’s “Startup Spotlight” series, this month we are featuring FlureeDB.
FlureeDB is a modern graph database that leverages blockchain as a core element in its underlying architecture — and takes full advantage of its immutability to provide a practical solution for developers and enterprise wishing to build out decentralized applications. Using blockchain technology, each transaction within FlureeDB is time stamped and cryptographically secured as part of a continuous, chronological update to a digital ledger. The ledger may be privately held, shared amongst a consortium of entities, or publicly available. FlureeDB leverages the use of “Composite Blockchain Consensus,” in which developers can partition their data to lie on either a public, private, or internal blockchain, but join together to act as one database from an application’s point of view.
As a data-centric technology that first and foremost provides modern and familiar database features like Graph Query and fully ACID-compliant transactions, FlureeDB is unique and needed infrastructure solution for building out enterprise-grade blockchain applications at scale.
6:00pm – Check in
6:30 – 7:30 Flur.ee Presentation, and Q and A session
– Introduction to FlureeDB – as a blockchain and as a database
– Basics of how FlureeDB works under the hood
– A demonstration of general query concepts, using GraphQL and FlureeQL
– Time travel and blocks
– Embedding permissions directly into a database, and handing every user their own database to query at will
– Partitioning Blockchain Databases, Composite Consensus, and Graph Joins.
7:30 – 8:00 Networking
Brian Platz pioneered as a creator, evangelizer, and executive throughout the internet and SaaS booms, and is now helping companies navigate the complexity of the blockchain enterprise movement. Prior to establishing FlureeDB — a blockchain database for decentralized applications — Brian co-founded SilkRoad Technology which grew to over 2,000 customers and 500 employees in 12 global offices.
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